Copy editor | Sports

Roman Augustoviz has been on the sports copy desk since October 2012. Before that he covered Gophers' men hockey and Lynx women's basketball for five years. Going even further back, he was involved with high school sports, as a team leader and reporter, for 20 years.

Gophers softball: Three reasons for hope, three reasons for concern

Piper Ritter's team reached the NCAA tournament, overcoming the 11th-toughest schedule in the nation, but finished 27-26-1.

U women's hockey works hard for goals in playoff victory over St. Thomas

Minnesota led only 1-0 until scoring twice in the final 10 minutes of the second period. Taylor Heise and Abigail Boreen, the team's top two scorers, got those big goals.

Gophers men's hockey overcomes 3-0 deficit to sweep at Penn State

Minnesota got three goals in the second and three more in the third to catch and pass the Nittany Lions.

Gophers women's hockey routs St. Thomas

The No. 1-ranked Gophers moved closer to a WCHA title led by Taylor Heise's two goals and two assists.

Gophers women's hockey sweeps St. Cloud State

Norcross, a senior transfer from Boston College, tipped in a shot for the tiebreaking goal late in the second period.

Ten things to know about the 2022 Gophers softball team

The Gophers open their season with games on Friday against No. 12 Georgia and Central Florida. Here's a look at what fans can expect from the 2022 team.

Gophers women's hockey routs Bemidji State, moves into first place

Minnesota defeated Bemidji State for the 13th time in a row, led by freshman Peyton Hemp's two goals.

Gophers men's hockey loses to Notre Dame in overtime

Landon Slaggert scored for the Fighting Irish 32 seconds into the extra period.

Heise's two goals lead Gophers women's hockey over Ohio State

Senior forward Taylor Heise scored her 19th and 20th goals as Minnesota ended a six-game losing streak to the Buckeyes.

Seattle wins 82-72 to keep Lynx winless

The Lynx are off to an 0-4 start after two straight losses to the Storm.